Kiran Banerjee

Department of Political Science

Dalhousie University

Resume


Professional ​ info


Dr. Banerjee’s research addresses global migration governance with a focus on the normative role of international institutions and domestic political actors in responding to forced displacement. His broader research interests in political science include political theory, international ethics, science and technology, the history of political thought, international relations theory, and migration studies, as well as legal theory.

Areas of Expertise

○ International Relations

○ International Migration

○ Refugee Policy

○ Immigration

○ Law and Justice

○ Ethics

○ International Development

○ Political Science

○ Public Policy Studies

○ Politics and Government

○ Race and Ethnicity

○ Public Policy

○ Political Thought & Theory


Academic Appointments & Experience​


Canada Research Chair (Tier 2)

​2020 - present


Department of Political Science, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Dalhousie University


Assistant Professor

​2019 - present


Department of Political Science, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Dalhousie University


Assistant Professor

​2017 - 2019


Department of Political Studies, Faculty of Arts and Sciences,

University of Saskatchewan


Research Fellow

​2016 - 2017


School of International and Public Affairs

Columbia University


Postdoctoral Research Scholar

​2016 - 2017


Columbia Global Policy Initiative

Columbia University


Lecturer

​2011 - 2016


Department of Political Science

University of Toronto

Education

​The University of Toronto: Toronto, ON. (Canada).

Ph.D. 2016 (Department of Political Science).

The University of Chicago: Chicago, IL. (USA).

M.A. 2006 (Division of Social Sciences).

The University of Chicago: Chicago, IL. (USA).

B.A. 2006 (Philosophy).

Research Funding History

Understanding North American Migration Governance: Policies, Narratives, and Practices in a Time of Crisis

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)

Principal Applicant - Awarded

SSHRC Connection Grant Programme

​Total Funding: $24,781

​Summer Institute on Migration & Identity in Europe and Canada

European Union - European Commission

Co-Principal (September 2020 - August 2023) - Awarded

Erasmus+ Programme

​Total Funding: €30,00


COVID-19’s differential impact on Indigenous Peoples and Newcomers: A socioeconomic analysis of Canada, US and Mexico

Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)

Co-applicant (August 2020 - August 2021) - Awarded

CIHR Operating Grant - COVID-19 Rapid Research Funding Opportunity

Total Funding: $671,332

FASS Graduate Student Research Assistant Award

Dalhousie University - Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Principal Applicant (June 2020 - December 2020) - Awarded

FASS Research Grant

Total Funding: $1000

FASS Undergraduate Student Research Assistant Award

Dalhousie University - Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Principal Applicant (February 2020 - June 2020) - Awarded

FASS Research Grant

Total Funding: $900

Canada Research Chair in Immigrant and Refugee Integration

Canada Research Chairs Programme (CRC)

Principal Investigator (October 2019 - October 2024) - Awarded

Tier 2 Research Chair Nomination

Total Funding: $500,000

Non-state Actors and Forced Migration: Rethinking Refugee Protection Beyond the State

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)

Principal Investigator - Awarded

SSHRC Insight Development Grant Programme

Total Funding: $68,528 (Canadian dollar)

New Faculty Graduate Student Support Program

University of Saskatchewan

Principal Applicant - Awarded

College of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Total Funding: $16,000

Forced Migration and the Role of Transnational Actors in the Expansion of International Protection

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)

Principal Investigator (September 2018 - June 2019) - Awarded

SSHRC Explore Grants Programme

Total Funding: $7,000

Faculty Recruitment and Retention Program

University of Saskatchewan

Principal Applicant (September 2017 - June 2019) - Awarded

University of Saskatchewan, Office of Vice-Provost, Faculty Relations

Total Funding: $30,000

SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowship

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)

Principal Applicant (September 2016 - August 2017) - Completed

SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowships

Total Funding: $81,000

CERES Field Research Award

Centre for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies

University of Toronto

Principal Applicant (June 2015 - September 2015) - Completed

Total Funding: $5,000

Political Science Field Research Award

Department of Political Science

University of Toronto

Principal Applicant (May 2015 - September 2015) - Completed

Total Funding: $2,000

JIGES Dissertation Completion Grant

Joint Initiative in German and European Studies

University of Toronto

Principal Applicant (April 2014 - April 2015) - Completed

Total Funding: $1,500

PCJ Doctoral Fellowship

Trudeau Centre in Peace, Conflict and Justice

University of Toronto

Principal Applicant (February 2014 - February 2015) - Completed

Total Funding: $3,000

(Note: The above only includes Grants, Fellowships, and Awards from last 5 years. Please see full CV for entire listing)

Recent Scholarly Publications


Articles


Banerjee, Kiran and Joseph MacKay, "Communities of Practice, Impression Management, and Great Power Status," European Journal of International Security, Volume 6, 1-22 (2020)

Banerjee, Kiran, "Rethinking the Global Governance of International Protection," Columbia Journal of Transnational Law, Volume 56, Issue 1, 1-12 (2018)

Banerjee, Kiran and Singer, Abraham, "Race and the Meso-Level Sources of Domination," Political Research Quarterly, Volume 71, 2017.

Suchowlansky, Mauricio and Banerjee, Kiran, "Foreword: The Machiavellian Moment Turns Forty," History of European Ideas, Volume 43, Issue 2, 2017.

Banerjee, Kiran and Suchowlansky, Mauricio, "Citizens, Subjects or Tyrants? Relocating the People in Pocock's The Machiavellian Moment," History of European Ideas, Volume 43, Issue 2, 2017.

Banerjee, Kiran and Bercuson, Jeffrey, "Rawls on the Embedded Self: Liberalism as an affective regime," European Journal of Political Theory, Volume 14, Issue 2, 2015.

Banerjee, Kiran, Toward "Post-National Membership-Tensions and Transformation in German and EU Citizenship," Journal of International Law and International Relations, Volume 10, 2014.

Banerjee, Kiran, "Political Community of Fate or Post-national State? Tracking the Persistence of Exclusions in Contemporary German Citizenship," Comparative Research in Law & Political Economy. Research Paper., Volume 7, 2012.

Banerjee, Kiran, Re-theorizing human rights through the refugee: on the interrelation between democracy and global justice, Refuge: Canada's Journal on Refugees, Volume 27, 2010.

Books

Kingston, Rebecca and Banerjee, Kiran and McKee, James and Chien, Yi-Chun and Vassiliou, Constantine, Emotions, Community, and Citizenship: Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives, University of Toronto Press, Canada.

Books Chapters

Banerjee, Kiran and Smith, Craig Damian, "International Relations and Migration: Studying Mobility as Norm Rather than Exception," in (ed. Jamie Levin) Nomad-State Relationships International Relations: Before and After Borders, Palgrave, Canada, 2020.

Banerjee, Kiran, "Mitgliedschaft neu denken (Restructuring Membership)," in (ed. Nele Kortendiek, Marina Martinez Mateo) Grenze und Demokratie: Praktiken der Schliessung und Uberschreitung (Borders and Democracy: Practices of Closure and Transgression), Campus Verlag, Germany, 2018.

Kingston, Rebecca, and Banerjee, Kiran, et al., Introduction, Emotions, Community, and Citizenship: Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives, University of Toronto Press, Canada, 2017.

Banerjee, Kiran and Bercuson, Jeffrey, "Envy, Shame and Self-Respect: Situating the Emotions in the Work of John Rawls," in Emotions, Community, and Citizenship: Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives, University of Toronto Press Canada, 2017.

Book Reviews

Banerjee, Kiran. "Genealogy, History, and Human Rights," Journal of International Law and International Relations, Volume: 8, 66, 2013.